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. >> isn't time a factor in so many religions that heavens gate they seize on the comet back then. and with the millennium coming up, people are screwing a round assessing their faith, - is this the end? and the fundamentalist are seizing on el ninos destruction of lands - fire and so, with the millennium i think people want to identify themselves with some faith, i'm here the millennium is coming, where is my status? >> and you're quite right and we are seeing all kinds of religious activity around this time and in this society it's spinning off cults and sects, it really actually is. i don't know how long lived they will be but you have a christian groups who are seeing in those terms. but there is a whole other millennial vision that actually can go back to roots and the aquarian age of the hippies in the 60s which sees the new world, the new age, the new order the new light coming down, so it's a fascinating thing. but time, historical events certainly spawn, it's like putting a catalyst into our soupy ecological mix, it creates more stuff bubbling up and coming out. yes, anne
around with anything. we are stopping the government from preferring one religion over another. >> bill: stop there. >> no. >> bill: no, no, no. you listen to me and then you answer my questions. >> i'm trying to answer your questions. go ahead. >> bill: what religion is involved with christmas? what religion? >> christianity. >> bill: that's not a religion. that's a philosophy. >> okay. so, since the dawn of time the winter soltis has been celebrated by multiple religions. >> bill: winter soltis. >> shortest day of the year. evergreen trees they don't die giving presents. >> bill: do you like the winter soltis. >> yes. >> bill: celebrate t we do. >> bill: can you celebrate winter soltis. >> yes. >> bill: anyway you want. >> the way you celebrate christmas the government can't take sides. the government doesn't this is a good or bad religion. the government can't say this is a christmas tree. >> bill: it is a fact that christianity is not a religion it is a philosophy. if the government were saying that the methodist religion, all right, deserves a special place in the public square i w
but tonight the focus is on every american's right to freedom of expression and freedom of religion. it doesn't matter if you're christian, jewish or of no faith at all. in 2019 and right now the christians who are under siege by government officials and antireligion groups who think christmas and christianity have no business in the public arena. exhibit no. 1. in kansas, the city of buehler has been forced to remove the cross from the city seal after an atheist group complained. exhibit no. two, north carolina, at college, students were told they couldn't sell christmas trees if they were called christmas trees. they wanted to call them holiday trees until the school finally caved. and finally, in rhode island, exhibit no. three. lincoln chaffee is not backing down. the liberal governor refuses to call a christmas tree a christmas tree. again, he wanted holiday tree and they didn't want a holiday lighting this year and kayed after enormous pressure. this is turn of play. for year the liberals said the right, the conservatives are against the freedom of expression. we're seeing quite the con
it clear while we don't have jurisdiction over religion in the same way we don't over sexual orientation, what we're seeing in all of these -- and all of these are case by case, you can't just broad sweep the laws -- when students are bullied and harassed in this world because of religion, in most instances a lot of that is not about race or religion, it's because. perception that students that share certain religious traits also share certain ethnicities and that is discrimination and that falls under title 6. it is not just about enforcing the laws that make it clear how the laws apply. it is, though, as we said, you can't get at this through enforcement alone. this is a culture that tolerates this and in too many ways promotes it. as tom mentioned we have an unprecedented partnership not just between our agencies but agencies across the federal government that the president has convened to bring our best resources and minds to bear to do something about it. there is now a web site, stopbullying.gov where a tool kit is being developed and these kinds of best practices are being promo
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religion, but particularly islam, there's not always a clear understanding to what the first amendment guarantees, which is the right to teach about a religion but not proselytize about it. i think there's fear of associating with anyone associated with islam. there are events outside our control that creates more interest and unfortunately also makes people more afraid. one of the programs we are about to launch is putting all our content online so a teacher in north dakota where there are no muslim, potentially, no expert can come to her classroom, they can go to our web site and download the content and teach the things we are teaching. >> i think partnerships are the best way to overcome the limitations because we all have limitations. and sometimes it's just visibility. we actually have on our web site 50 short films and one of them is a muslim student from a school in fremont going to a school in arinda talking about what it's like going to school as a muslim in the united states and they are asking questions and you see we are all kids in school and we have more similaritie
preferring one religion over another. >> stop there. >> well, no -- >> no, no, no. you listen to me and you answer my questions. constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. hurry in and try five succulent entrees, like our tender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. >>> according to some political commentators, the wars in afghanistan and iraq are not the longest that this country has been fighting. no, there is another conflict that's been raging for decades, and it's called the war on christmas. >> christmas was made an official holiday to honor the birth of somebody called jesus christ. >> exactly. >> it's unbelievable to me that we try to cover that up. >> it's not just the christmas tree. it's everything, all right? >> but what do you mean -- >> our traditions are absolutely imploding. >>
foundations of what made us great and that's belief in god. it doesn't matter necessarily religion, but a belief in god and they're brilliant because what they try to do is pit different religions against each other, no nativity scene because you're offending the muslim and-- >> carol roth? >> i don't see this as a religious issue and i'm jewish and can speak on the issue, i love the christmas holiday, what are you going to do take santa out of the mall? as americans we embrace the season as a season of cheer and that the atheists here should-- first of all, if they took it away they'd be so sad, they'd have nothing to argue against. stuart: and what i object to one atheist objects and everybody has to accommodate them. tough. and president obama is sending the treasury secretary to argue about the fiscal cliff. and we talk to a reasonable democrat, why the president doesn't just lead. plus, a major incentive to buying the house, the mortgage interest deduction, it costs the federal government a lot of money, that deduction is on the table in those talks, got it? next. you know how
take out representatives of the 5 major religions and do the same thing and we model in front of high school and middle school students how the faiths can sit down like we are sitting here today and have conversations about our commonalities but about our differences as well. many of the comments we get from students is, wow, you guys can sit up there and talk because most of the pictures our students see are the ones that have been playing across our screens the last 2 or 3 days. we hope by challenging that we can prevent bullying and harassment we've been seeing here today. >> thank you, amina stacy is manager of communications for the los angeles giants. >> if you think about what our mission is, you probably think our mission is to win the world series every year, which hopefully this year we're on the right track, but actually our mission statement, we just went through an exercise but our mission statement has always been to enrich the community through innovation. and it's very, i am very proud of the fact that the giants have been able to take that mission and bring it into
with insulting the islamic religion. >>> president obama touched on a number of issues ahead in his second term today. including middle class tax cuts and his ambassador to the united nations. she is thought to be on the short list to succeed hillary clinton as secretary of state. >> couldn't be prouder of the job that she's done. [ applause ] rice failed to win the support of two more republican senators today. many republicans have criticized her for her initial account of the benghazi consulate attack, which did not label it as a terrorist attack. >>> to be a fly on the wall at the white house tomorrow. president obama will be having mitt romney over for lunch. during his victory speech, the president said he would reach out to romney and consider some of his ideas talked about during the campaign. no media coverage is expected. >>> the president of mexico has a new job lined up after his john ends in february. he will become a fellow at the. >>> a big jackpot on the line. what we are just hearing from powerball officials about where winning tickets were sold. plus the demand in one city tha
christian saying the more he explores his religion the less he wants to be on the show. today, jones issued a statement saying he did not mean disrespect to colleagues or to the opportunities that he's had. another born again christine actor steven baldwin defended jones on good morning america. >> is it possible to be successful in hollywood and be an outspoken christian? >> doesn't seem like it. does it? >> steven baldwin claims he has been denied roles because of his beliefs. jones character will not be in remaining shows to be taped. >> fans of betty white can go on ebay and bid for a date with the 90-year-old actress, all proceeds will benefit prevention of cruelty to animals. the winner will be able to bring along three guests to the dinner. >> that is priceless. >> yes. >> she's a he delightful person. >> a new star is taking home mirror ball trophy. >> one of the most-beloved characters is making her final rounds. >> yes. explaining in today's on the red carpet report. >> jessica simpson could soon be warming up for a double dose of lull buys. the 32-year-old and her fiancee expecti
from religion and society of free thinkers who represent a small percentage of the population get airtime? >> bob: if you have this setting and has blackberry on it disrupts. somebody does. and listen, free thinkers. think about the name, free thinkers. the free thinking here, they send a letter from the teachers home to everybody's parents and said you can go. you don't to go if you don't want to go. we'd like to have the opportunity to go and see a production. who are the people doing. get a life. go buy a barge. >> brian: everybody at the table agrees. i'm given a layup. >> dana: nothing unites americans like charlie brown. >> brian: no kidding. get the table fractured like it belongs going to scene of bill o'reilly's show based on true story. involving the governor of rhode island lincoln chaffey who decides to call at it holiday tree not a christmas tree. here is a little interaction. >> the polls show 90% of americans celebrate christmas, and they want to call at it christmas tree. you are in the minority. you are imposing your will. >> i don't make anybody happy. >> i know.
, pennsylvania, its first female leader in 150 years. dr. callahan is a religion scholar who received her bachelor of arts in religion ratcliff clem, and doctor of philosophy in religion from princeton university. a native of gary, west virginia, and resident of philadelphia, pennsylvania, dr. callahan has been publicly preaching since the age of 19. she is noted for her dynamic preaching and teaching gifts and as is minister who plays a major role in shaping the future of the african-american church. she is the mother of 2-month-old anabel, bella. reverend callahan's character is captured in her favorite scripture, psalm 27:4. one thing i desired of the lord that i shall seek, that i may dwell in the house of the lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the lord and to seek god in god's temple. thank you and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the thisme gentlelady has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman seek recognition? the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> yesterday we had an energy and commerce health subcommittee hearing. we heard from private secto
told "good morning america" he's been denied roles because of his religion. >> is it possible to be successful in hollywood and be an outspoken christian? >> sure doesn't seem like it now does it? >> reporter: jones isn't expected back on the "two and a half men" set until next year. because his character has joined the military. rob, paula. e! online reporting he will exit the show after season ten. the thing, cbs has not ordered the show for an 11th season. you don't know what his future is or for that matter what the future of the show. unless they do this spin off. >> "two and a half weirdos" that's what it should say. that's all i got. >> schnabel. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades >>> this morning on "world news now" -- soaking storms. northern california and the pacific northwest brace for flooding downpours, gusty winds and anxiety from mother nature. >> the coast is getting hit by one storm after another after another from a so-called pineapple express. it is thursday, november 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is
in this world. >>> mega church founder rick warren says that president obama is "unfriendly" to religion. now, this is the same religion leader who gave the invocation at the president's first inauguration. back then he praised him for commitment to civility. now warren has a new book out entitled what on earth am i here for? in his first book, the purpose-driven life, has been a best seller list for more than a decade. earlier today he talked with my colleague rick baldwin about his new book and his concern for the american people. >> i learned a lot of things in the last ten years. when you write a book that now over 60 million readers just in america, according to gallop poll, 60 million people, that's 20% of america read, i'm not exaggerating, i probably have received half a million letters, and i still ten years later get hundreds of letters a day. >> how many do you actually read? >> not that many. as i read them, the ones that i have read, it really made me sympathetic to people's hurts. there's a lot of pain out there. >> all right. >>> powerball, one of the winning powerball tickets
with seven others, they were all charged with insulting the islamic religion. >>> protesters continue to clash with police in egypt. they object to the power grab by the new president. the protesters say the president's decree that gave himself new sweeping powers is not in the spirit of the revolution that forced out the long time dictator. the president said he will address the nation today and respond to the critics. >> a human rights group confirms what survivors have said about that factory fire that killed more than a hundred people, that they were locked inside as the flames spread. the head of the institute for global labor and human rights said the fire department used bolt cutters to cut the locks. 112 were killed in the fire. managers locked the gates as the fire alarms sounded, apparently thinking that it was a false alarm. three managers have been arrested for preventing workers from escaping, instead of helping them out. >>> new, two united states based internet monitoring companies say syria has shut off the internet nationwide. earlier activists said authorities had b
it does in part, at least. we are making improvement in efficiency by using new religion. we had an ability to have a voluntary retirement program. we had some risk reduction, of course, in certain area in the company and tried to place them other places. >> i hope those -- retirement do not mean you said the very skilled part of your work force. >> most of them csh they were all in the nonagreement areas so they were not the labor force agreement force. they were all in the management area. about 3,000 employees outside the union construct here. and so when there was a need in many ways. it wasn't just moving, for example, the common care over to the side of things to make it more efficient. what is the market i think doing. are they doing their work the same way now as they used to, for example, with the travel agents which is changed -- substantially from what it was in the past. those kinds of things we're looking at as well. yes, in part of the kinds of changes that we're making in this strategic plan do help in that area. >> of your plan not the strategic plan, your plan to
to figure out, is this salary? [laughter] is it religion? is it politics, is it sex? what is it? he leans across the table and says, professor alford, this separation of powers business, separation of powers, you don't really believe it, do you? [laughter] he was rather amazed when i told him i thought it was a noble ideal. anyways, as aspiring as our example in the u.s. may be, i also think we owe it to the chinese and chinese reformers in particular to encourage them to familiarize themselves with an even broader range of hostilities. wonderfully with a conference that was referred to. prior to the financial crisis of 2008 but still to some degree today, many chinese reformers have tended to focus chiefly on the u.s. often to the exclusion of other models, drawn no doubt as much by our power as our ideals and ideas. i personally think it's more empowering to our chinese friends both politically and conceptually for us to lay out every broad array of possibilities. our chinese friends can see a range of possibilities, can see what our universal ideals about promoting human dignity in a r
. that was on the cover. this month, "newsweek" dies. the church will keep going. >> how do you define your religion? 60% say religious, it kleined. >> i'm sure that's true. >> does that bother you? >> no because the culture of christianity is dying. true christianity is not. a lot of people particularly in the south you go to business because it's good for your business. they weren't christians in the first place. there was a question or result that came out and said protestants have dropped precipitously in america. of course they have. nobody uses that term anymore. it's like saying the number of pilgrims has drop ped precipitously in america. it's not a term used anymore. >> we almost voted in a mormon president. >> yeah. >> what if america were to vote in an atheist president or muslim president, do you think that's going to happen? >> could be. >> what would happen first? >> significant difference in this election. historically, since jimmy carter, america has voted presidents who claim to be, quote, born again, whether liberal or conservative. every single president since carter claimed to be, qu
to bring jews, christians, and muslims to the holy land to explore the challenges of three religions, two nations and one land. baruch's list of accomplishments is as impressive as it is long. i ask unanimous consent to insert a copy of his biography in the record following my remarks. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. kohl: i will just add that as a beloved cousin, valued friend and welcome reflection about all of our fathers that was strong, smart, and good. i thank the rabbi for his time and attention to the senate today, and i yield the floor. mr. reid: mr. president? the presiding officer: the majority leader. mr. reid: remarkable short history. i'm very amazed at how wonderful our country is. i note just in passing that my wife's father, my father-in-law was born in russia, emigrated to the united states, like the rabbi and senator kohl's father. mr. president, it took four months but the republicans will finally realizing their way back from the fiscal cliff has been right in front of them all along. in july the senate passed legislation to give economic certainty to 98
't say what she wants harry reid to do over it. she says you don't talk politics or religion at a brothel. he wants to make sure it doesn't kill nevada's fledgling recovery. later gillman takes it to a 30,000-acre industrial park he's built for facilities for walmart and toys "r" us. he says when it comes to the fallout for fiscal cliffing he says, quote, this is where the buck stop zmienlts know of anyone who doesn't like harry reid. he must be a great senator for people in nevada. >> he takes care of the state. >> it's a small state and he's very powerful and he looks out for nevada and that's why you have republicans say they don't agree with him but they like what he does -- >> were you comfortable sashaying in there, jane? >> this isn't my first rodeo. you know, actually once in the '80s -- well, i'm dating myself. i posed as a prostitute for a story in miami and i was on the street of biscayne bay and nobody would stop. it was very embarrassing. >> you didn't touch anything while you were there, did you? i saw you sort of -- >> i was not like that. no, no. it was very pleasant. they
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